On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Edward Milton Royle's play "Squaw Man" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer
  • Felix Bloch, Swiss/US nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)
  • Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (1st female English Channel 1926), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)